UK Basketball: Grading Willie Cauley-Stein's Play After Nerlens Noel's Injury

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UK Basketball: Grading Willie Cauley-Stein's Play After Nerlens Noel's Injury
Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports

The Kentucky basketball team finds itself squarely on the bubble with March right around the corner, and after Nerlens Noel’s season-ending knee injury, Willie Cauley-Stein will play a major role in how this season ends for the Wildcats.

When Cauley-Stein arrived on campus, there were three other freshmen receiving more fanfare. However, he impressed in a backup role at the beginning of the season, and with a strong finish, Cauley-Stein could end up in the lottery if he decides to enter the upcoming NBA draft.

Here is a very early look at how Cauley-Stein’s play graded out in the two games since Noel’s injury.

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